Compare Royal Mail vs Pets at Home BETA

See how working at Royal Mail vs. Pets at Home compares on a variety of workplace factors. By comparing employers on employee ratings, salaries, reviews, pros/cons, job openings and more, you'll feel one step ahead of the rest. All salaries and reviews are posted by employees working at Royal Mail vs. Pets at Home. Learn more about each company and apply to jobs near you.
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Royal Mail

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Pets at Home

Employee Ratings

  • Royal Mail scored higher in 2 areas: Work-life balance and % Recommend to a friend.
  • Pets at Home scored higher in 7 areas: Overall Rating, Career Opportunities, Compensation & Benefits, Senior Management, Culture & Values, CEO Approval and Positive Business Outlook.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.5
(based on 1873 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.7
(based on 521 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
2.8
Career Opportunities
3.5
Pets at Home employees rated their Career Opportunities 0.7 higher than Royal Mail employees rated theirs.
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
3.5
Compensation & Benefits
3.6
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.5
Royal Mail employees rated their Work-life balance 0.3 higher than Pets at Home employees rated theirs.
Work-life balance
3.2
Senior Management
Senior Management
2.7
Senior Management
3.4
Pets at Home employees rated their Senior Management 0.7 higher than Royal Mail employees rated theirs.
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
3.0
Culture & Values
3.6
Pets at Home employees rated their Culture & Values 0.6 higher than Royal Mail employees rated theirs.
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
Royal Mail Ceo Simon Thompson
42%
42%Simon Thompson
CEO Approval
Pets at Home Ceo Peter Pritchard
82%
82%Peter Pritchard
Pets at Home employees rated their CEO Approval 40% higher than Royal Mail employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
65%
Royal Mail employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 3% higher than Pets at Home employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
62%
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
43%
Positive Business Outlook
61%
Pets at Home employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 18% higher than Royal Mail employees rated theirs.

Salaries

Royal Mail has 2,324 more total submitted salaries than Pets at Home.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Postman198 Salaries
£23,379/yr
Work Area Manager21 Salaries
£34,000/yr
Customer Service Representative7 Salaries
£9/hr
Salaries for similar jobs
Colleague8 Salaries
£8/hr
Assistant Manager53 Salaries
£20,000/yr
Customer Assistant7 Salaries
£8/hr

What Employees Say

  • "Good pay" was the most mentioned Pro at Royal Mail.
  • "Working with animals" was the most mentioned Pro at Pets at Home.
  • Royal Mail had 15 more reviews than Pets at Home that mentioned "Long hours" as a Con.
Pros
Pros
"Good pay"(in 201 reviews)
"Early finish"(in 60 reviews)
Pros
"Working with animals"(in 42 reviews)
"Great team"(in 16 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Part time"(in 39 reviews)
"Long hours"(in 36 reviews)
Cons
"Animals"(in 69 reviews)
"Long hours"(in 21 reviews)
Featured Review
"good"29 Jul 2021

Current Employee - Office Administrator

I have been working at Royal Mail full-time

Pros

Good environment to work. Colleagues are helpful

Cons

More training and opportunities for promotion

Current Employee - Online Merchandising Executive

I have been working at Pets at Home full-time for less than a year

Pros

Really care for the staff and treat you as individuals not a cog in the machine

Cons

Little innovation throughout the company, however they have recognised this and are trying to improve.

Job Postings

Pets at Home has 213 more recently posted open jobs than Royal Mail.